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Should You Get the Flu Shot Every Year? Don’t Ask the New York Times. - Age of Autism

We Are Vaxxed Talking about guilt and fear with Hilary Butler, Polly and Dr Suzanne (video)

Measles case confirmed in Allegheny County - "A "fully vaccinated" graduate student who lives off campus has been diagnosed with measles, Carnegie Mellon University said in a campus-wide email Friday."

New York Religious Sincerity Test 2 (video) "Like many cases this season, what’s so hard to understand is that Whitley got the flu shot in October after giving birth to her son, River, she’s physically active and has no underlying medical conditions yet was stricken down by influenza and is on life support."

Teacher on life support after contracting both strains of flu (video)

We Are Vaxxed Ktalk Kristen Chevrier with Lori Gregory (video)

We Are Vaxxed shared We Are Joshua Coleman Video

We Are Vaxxed Travis Allen for Governor of California STAY TUNED TILL THE END OF THE VIDEO where Travis Allen says what he'll do with SB277 when elected! (video)

Mandatory flu vaccines for preschoolers mandate awaits a new day in court

CDC Tracks Adverse Events Related to Hepatitis B Vaccine

California health officials says, ‘give flu vaccine with thimerosal to children under 3 years old’

Bill Gates’ Former Doctor Says Billionaire ‘Refused To Vaccinate His Children’

The mandate to overthrow mainstream news by Jon Rappoport

'Science is Still out' on Autism, Vaccine Link, New Health Official Says - Age of Autism

Sanofi and SK Chemicals sign flu vaccine deal

Old School Trolling is Back - Age of Autism

When the Siblings Speak by Cathy Jameson - Age of Autism

How the Mainstream Media Are Deceiving You about the Flu Vaccine­

Measles case is no cause for alarm if properly vaccinated

Sound Choice 5th Annual Fundraising Dinner Theme "Not Born With It" Guest Speaker: Matthew "Del" Bigtree

Public Health Nurse Blames Flu Shot On Widespread Outbreak

Justice appoints director of vaccine choice group to fill open House seat

Europe - Update: Measles, >14,000 cases

Can ultraviolet light fight the spread of influenza? - Safe for human exposure, far-UVC light may offer low-cost solution to eradicating airborne viruses in indoor public spaces

The Flu is Killing Up to 4,000 Americans a Week

As raging flu epidemic spreads, Sanofi Pasteur targets more effective cell-based universal vaccine

Is your student up to date with vaccinations?

Measles Vaccination Timing Produces Benefits Beyond Measles - Measles vaccination after DTP3 dose lowered children mortality rate

194 Norovirus Cases Confirmed at 2018 Winter Olympics - Norovirus is a stomach virus spread through contaminated food, water or contact with an infected person

Proposal would make flu vaccines more accessible for children

To fill flu vaccine shortage, Hong Kong officials consider doses meant for southern hemisphere - Despite extra 44,000 doses ordered for government scheme, worries continue that demand will not be met

Measles vaccine increases child survival beyond protecting against measles - New study shows all-cause mortality is significantly lower when a child's most recent immunization is a measles vaccine

Low vaccination rates put some Oregon schools at high risk for measles

Autism Community Relieved as NIH Backs Off on 'Clinical Trial' Definition - Q&A with MIT researcher Rebecca Saxe, PhD

Treating the Flu in Just 24 Hours - Baloxavir marboxil (S-033447) treats influenza A and B in one day, with one dose, reports Shionogi & Co.

CA, WY (USA) - Hepatitis A outbreaks

Vaccines expert: 'Humans have a very poor understanding of risk'

Another Animal Vaccine Study Shows Vaccines Do Not Prevent Disease

Avian flu hits more poultry in Iraq, Iran, Asia

Despite dozens of recent flu deaths among US children, vaccination skeptics remain — and their numbers have grown

Measles cases in Europe tripled last year

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Feb 12, 2018 - End-of-life antibiotics; ID physicians and stewardship; Contact precautions for MRSA, VRE; Farm antibiotic use

News Scan for Feb 12, 2018 - H7N9 case in China; Cell-based flu vaccine; NIH drug funding

 

How will CDC cuts affect health programs abroad and at home?

In addition, funding is not being renewed for global health initiatives which monitor outbreaks overseas, including Ebola. So where does the CDC go from here? Yesterday, I spoke with Ashley Yaeger, an associate editor with The Scientist who has been covering the story. Tell us what is the PPHF? what ...

Sumter schools, daycares to offer flu shots beginning this week in effort to combat spread of illness

Beginning this week, all Sumter County public school children and many daycare attendees will be able to receive free flu vaccinations at their respective schools and daycares. The daycare vaccinations will be conducted in the FDOH-Sumter Mobile clinic. Parents can contact their child's school or ...

Southern not immune to national flu epidemic

Some argue that it was a result of individuals' refusal to get a flu vaccination. The single best way to protect against the flu is to get vaccinated each year, according to CDC, but some people believe the vaccination will cause physical or psychological harm. The flu virus strains mutate over time and ...

Wilkins Investment Counsel Has Trimmed Its At&T (T) Position; Vbi Vaccines Ordinary Shar (VBIV ...

The firm also offers Sci-B-Vac, a third-generation hepatitis B vaccine for adults, children, and newborn infants. Among 4 analysts covering VBI Vaccines (NASDAQ:VBIV), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. VBI Vaccines had 6 analyst reports since July 26, 2016 according ...

Galion Health Department immunization schedule set

GALION — The Galion City Health Department, 113 Harding way East, has daytime immunization appointment times available on Monday, Feb.12 and Monday, Feb. 26. The health department has evening appointment times available on Monday, Feb. 19. Call to schedule your appointment and have all ...

TAMC slates flu shot clinic

“The Centers for Disease Control is clear that the two most important things you can do to avoid the flu is get your flu shot and to maintain good hand hygiene,” Foley said. “And while you still may get the flu despite having a vaccine, your symptoms will be a lot less severe. Flu shots also help lessen the ...

Lions Club health fair serves close to 200 individuals

Public Health Immunization Program staff members Bryan Piteg, Ciara Dela Cruz, Melinda Rogolifoi, Jeffrey Sablan, Rosemarie Sablan and Vanessa Sonoda provided vaccination and flu shots while the Commonwealth Cancer Association's Patricia Kaipat and Anna Marie Tagabuel shared awareness ...

Saira Requests Parents To Help Make Anti-polio Camapign A Success

ISLAMABAD, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 11th Feb, 2018 ):Federal Health Minister Saira Afzal Tarar Sunday said the present elected government had taken the challenge of widespread polio outbreak head on when it took office in 2013 and due to its efforts only eight polio cases were reported in ...

Treating the Flu in Just 24 Hours

This is important since rare sporadic instances of oseltamivir-resistant and peramivir-resistant influenza A(H1N1)pdm09 viruses and oseltamivir-resistant influenza A(H3N2) viruses have been detected worldwide, said the Centers for Disease Prevention and Control (CDC) in the February Week 5 update ...

Be sure to get your pets vaccinated, dog owners reminded

Piasau assemblyman Datuk Sebastian Ting, Pujut assemblyman Dr Ting Tiong Choon, Miri Mayor Adam Yii, Miri Resident Sherrina Hussaini, Miri District Officer Abdul Azis Mohd Yusuf and Ministry of Local Government and Housing head of public health Dr Cheong Yaw Liang were also present.

Hantavirus vaccine 'moderately' effective against hemorrhagic fever

“This study demonstrated that [inactivated Hantavirus vaccine (IHV)] was moderately effective against HFRS in young adults,” researcher Kyungmin Huh, MD, MSc, a physician in the division of infectious diseases at Samsung Medical Center and Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine in Seoul, ...

Mayor set to declare measles outbreak

Miravite said her office in collaboration with DOH regional office will undertake outbreak response immunization to children at risk of measles through the different health centers in this city. At the same time, Miravite said they will strengthen advocacy campaigns to help convince parents to allow their ...

Excellent HPV immunisation uptake helps protect youth against HPV cancers

Some other health clinics may also provide HPV immunisation," says Ministry of Health director of public health, Dr Caroline McElnay. "HPV immunisation can significantly reduce HPV-related harm and help prevent HPV cancers which can affect men as well as women later in life. Cervical cancer is the ...

Excellent HPV immunisation uptake helps protect our youth against HPV cancers.

HPV immunisation uptake for boys exceeded expectations last year, with extra supplies of the vaccine needing to be urgently shipped to New Zealand to meet demand. Similar numbers of boys and girls got vaccinated, with around two thirds of parents choosing to immunise their sons and daughters ...

Dear Coleen: Should I stop my teenage daughter having the HPV vaccine?

But it's very effective at preventing changes to cells in the cervix and preventing cancers associated with HPV. It's actually a very common infection most people will have at some point, so the vaccine is beneficial, even if a woman isn't sexually active from a young age or won't go on to have many ...

Retail Properties of America, Inc. (RPAI) Reaches $11.34 52 Week Low; Sinovac Biotech (SVA ...

The company has market cap of $464.14 million. The Company's marketed products include Healive, an inactivated hepatitis A vaccine; Bilive, a combined inactivated hepatitis A and B vaccine; Anflu, a split viron influenza vaccine; Panflu, a vaccine against the H5N1 influenza virus; Panflu.1, a vaccine ...

Belmar, Lake Como Children: Free Flu Shots Return on February 15

FREEHOLD, NJ — The second flu clinic for youngsters — age 6 months through 17 years — will be held by the Monmouth County Health Department on Thursday February 15. Belmar and Lake Como children are eligible for the free influenza vaccines, to be administered from 3 to 6:30 p.m. at the ...

Second nationwide polio immunization drive to start from Monday

ISLAMABAD, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 11th Feb, 2018 ):The second nationwide polio immunization campaign is set to start from Monday to vaccinate 38.37 million under five year age children. According to the official sources on Sunday, the programme will target 19.15 million in Punjab, 8.7 ...

Global Pneumococcal Vaccine Market Forecast 2018-2023: Pfizer, GSK, Sanofipasteur and CDIBP

The “Global Pneumococcal Vaccine Market” divides the industry on the basis of the regions by growth, product types and applications, over the forecast period (2018-2023) of the Pneumococcal Vaccine market. It analyzes every major facet of the global Pneumococcal Vaccine by specifications of the ...

Low vaccination rates put some Oregon schools at high risk for measles

It's the one disease, among all of those on the list for schoolchildren, that most needs such immunity to protect against an outbreak, said Dr. Paul Cieslak, medical director of the infectious disease and immunization programs at the Oregon Public Health Division. The virus spreads easily by coughing or ...

How did San Diego get its hepatitis outbreak under control?

Given that just a single dose of the hepatitis A vaccine is 90 percent effective at preventing infection, this sudden vaccination acceleration was a key result of the complex public health campaign against a virus that killed 20 people and infected 578 throughout San Diego County. Today, more than ...

“Croatia Should Improve Vaccination Policy”

The head of the Department for Infectious Diseases of Zagreb's "Dr Fran Mihaljević" hospital for infectious diseases, Goran Tešović, said that children under the age of two and people above 65 were most likely to contract pneumococcal diseases, notably children and elderly with congenital diseases.

Teacher on life support as worst flu outbreak in years engulfs US

A special education teacher in Texas is reportedly on life support after contracting both strains of influenza, as the worst flu season in years engulfs the United States. Crystal Whitley, who teaches in Mullin, got the flu shot in October after giving birth to her son, family members told ABC affiliate WFAA.

Pakistan kicks off anti-polio drive on Monday

ISLAMABAD – A country-wide anti-polio campaign will begin in Pakistan on Monday, the government has announced. National Coordinator, Pakistan Polio Program Rana Muhammad Safdar said over 38 million children under five years of age will be administered polio drops during the campaign.

Anti-Polio Drive Commences In AJK From Monday

MUZAFFARABAD, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 11th Feb, 2018 )::A three-day anti polio vaccination campaign in Azad Jammu and Kashmir begins from today (Monday) during which 7,48988 children below the age of five year will be administered anti-polio vaccine drops, said Director General ...

Two infants die after being administered with Pentavalent vaccine in Mandya

On Friday, the vaccine was administered by the Heath Department staff to nine children at the Anganwadi in the village as a precautionary measure against five diseases — Diphtheria, pertussis (whooping cough), tetanus, hepatitis B and Haemophilus influenzae type B (Hib). While one infant died on ...

Americans Die Because Of The Flu Virus, Weekly

"This is the first year we have had the entire continental United States be the same color on the graph, meaning there is widespread activity in all of the continental U.S. at this point", said Dan Jernigan, director of the influenza division at the national Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases.

Lingering US Flu Qutbreak Worst Since 2003

More than 17,100 flu cases have been laboratory-confirmed since this flu season started October 1, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. For more information on influenza vaccination, illness and reducing your risk of contracting the flu, please visit www.healthyCHQ.com or ...

[OPINION] Circling the wagons: The 'Doctors for Truth' and the Dengvaxia scandal

One does not need to be a medical expert to come to the conclusion that the haste with which this vaccine was brought to the field was simply inexplicable from a public health point of view. It's a safe bet that very few of the doctors who signed the statement took the time to read the New England Journal ...

Bangor Rotary/Inner Wheel volunteers visit India to help with polio vaccinations

A TRIO OF Bangor Rotary and Inner Wheel members recently visited India as part of a nationwide Rotary club campaign. On January 28, over 170 million children, aged up to five years old, were given the potentially life-saving polio vaccination, thanks to Rotary UK's End Polio Now campaign.

Rubella awareness rally held in Chennai

CHENNAI: Private hospitals and welfare associations have joined the government's battle against rubella - a viral infection that causes congenital anomalies - by organising awareness programmes. On Sunday, around 400 doctors, students and other members of the public held a rally on Elliot's Beach ...

Texas Teacher Contracts Both Strains Of Influenza, Put On Life Support

Despite getting a flu shot in October after giving birth to her youngest son, Whitley still contracted the flu that has so far claimed the lives of several ... Dr. Anne Schuchat acting director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said the flu season might break some recent records, reports said.

Anti Polio Campaign In FATA Pakistan From Monday

EOC FATA Coordinator Muhammad Zubair Khan has emphasized to focus on vaccinating children moving to and from the polio reservoir areas and the persistently missed children. He said EOC team has made remarkable progress in improving quality of anti-polio campaigns in FATA and field ...

Anti polio campaign in FATA from Monday

PESHAWAR: A three-day anti polio campaign in FATA will be started from Monday in which 1005,774 children will be vaccinated. The Spokesman on Sunday said that total of 100,5774 children below the age of five years will be vaccinated with polio drops by 4368 teams, comprising 3987 mobile teams ...

Anti polio campaign in FATA from Monday

PESHAWAR, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 11th Feb, 2018 ):A three-day anti polio campaign in FATA will be started from Monday in which 1005,774 children will be vaccinated. The Spokesman on Sunday said that total of 100,5774 children below the age of five years will be vaccinated with polio ...

Calling out a 'silent killer'

The good news is that a vaccine exists to prevent new hepatitis B infections, and all newborns in the U.S. today are recommended to be vaccinated. For those already carrying the virus, antiviral medication is an option. Regular monitoring can also detect liver cancer early when treatment can be ...

Govt determined to eradicate polio from country: Saira

ISLAMABAD: Minister for National Health Services Saira Afzal Tarar in a statement on the launching of second countrywide anti-polio campaign said we will not rest till full eradication polio from the country. The Minister said 2018 will be the last year for anti Polio campaign in the country. She said only ...

Feb. 11 Letters to the Editor, Part 3

Medical persons are warning that this strain is worse than in past years, resistant to available vaccines and causing more deaths. ... Some years before bird flu and swine flu arose on the scene, members of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention journeyed to an area of the Arctic Circle where ...

Bringing polio cases to lowest in history an achievement of elected govt: Saira Afzal Tarar

ISLAMABAD : Federal Health Minister Saira Afzal Tarar said the present elected government took the challenge of widespread polio outbreak head on when it took office in 2013 and with all out effort today the country reported 8 cases at the end of 2017 and no case this year. Like loadshedding ...

Anti-polio campaign to start tomorrow

ISLAMABAD, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 11th Feb, 2018 ):An anti-polio campaign will start in different parts of the country tomorrow (Monday). Eighteen point five million under-five years age children will be vaccinated against polio under the five-day campaign in Punjab, reported Radio Pakistan ...

Anti-polio drive kicks off on Monday

The media report said in Punjab, eighteen point five million under-five years age children will be vaccinated against polio under the five-day campaign. In Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, over five point seven million children will be administered anti-polio drops under the three-day campaign. In Sindh, the second ...

Anti-Polio campaign to start on Monday

6 million children under the age of 5 years would be administered anti-Polio drops in the district during door-to-door campaign. Some 1463 teams have been constituted for the campaign which include 1163 mobile teams, 157 fixed teams, 123 teams for public transport centers and 18 teams for markets.

Education briefs 2-11-18

To be registered, children must be 5 years of age on or before Aug. 31, 2018. At registration, parents must present the child's proof of age, immunization record and proof of residency. All students will complete a pre-kindergarten benchmark screening, hearing test and vision test. In case of a scheduling ...

Petition Aims To Reverse Vaccine Law, Ban Modified Foods

LOS ANGELES, CA — California voters could once again tackle the controversial topic of mandatory vaccinations for school-aged children. Last week the California secretary of state authorized signature-gathering for an expansive initiative that would reverse the state's mandatory vaccination law and ...

Shortage has prompted some to ration flu tests

The advisory to go ahead and treat patients, based on a recommendation from the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, reduced the ... While this year's vaccine is a mismatch with the H3N2 strain that's been the most widely detected virus, Gastaldo said that flu patients who've had the ...

Shortage has prompted some to ration flu tests

The Centers for Disease Control has called this flu season the worst in nearly a decade, with hospitalization numbers as of Feb. ... While this year's vaccine is a mismatch with the H3N2 strain that's been the most widely detected virus, Gastaldo said that flu patients who've had the shot have experienced ...

Polio disaster averted

Among the many battles Pakistan continues to fight, its struggle with eradicating polio is becoming insurmountable. Although campaigns are reportedly effective in mitigating the prevalence of the disease, Pakistan remains one of the only three countries that still harbours the virus. The discovery that the ...

Lewis County health care providers awarded for pediatric immunization practices

WESTON — The Lewis County Health Department and Camden Family Health in Weston both received the Gold Award from the West Virginia Division of Immunization Services for adherence to the Standards for Pediatric Immunization Practices. Crystal Lough, Lewis County Health Department ...

NORTH BERGEN BRIEFS

Animal licenses can only be issued with a rabies vaccination certificate. The license fee is $8 if spayed/neutered or $11 if unaltered. Cash, checks, or money orders will be accepted. Checks must be made payable to the Township of North Bergen. Contact the North Bergen Health Department at (201) ...

Nigeria May Secure Polio-Free Certificate By 2019 - WHO

Uyo — The World Health Organisation (WHO) has expressed optimism that a Polio-free certification could be granted Nigeria by 2019 if no Wild Polio virus is detected in any area of the country within the period. The Country Director of WHO, Dr. Wondimagegnehu Alemu made the disclosure when he ...

Nigeria May Secure Polio-free Certificate by 2019, WHO Assures

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has expressed optimism that a Polio-free certification could be granted Nigeria by 2019 if no Wild Polio virus is detected in any area of the country within the period. The Country Director of WHO, Dr. Wondimagegnehu Alemu made the disclosure when he led a ...

'No Jab No Play' lifts vaccination rates across the country

Data for 2017 shows that the percentage of all children fully immunised by age five for Australia increased to 94.0 per cent. To prevent outbreaks with herd immunity, 95 per cent of the population needs to be vaccinated. Rates below that allow epidemics of diseases such as whooping cough or measles ...

Crowd gathers in Middletown to get flu shots on State Flu Vaccination Day

The Connecticut Department of Public Health is teaming up with local health departments to provide free or low cost flu shots at several locations across the state. DPH strongly encourages all Connecticut residents over the age of 6 months to get a flu shot. Today Fox61 was at a flu clinic in Middletown ...

Why are individuals dying from the flu? It's occurred even to these exterior the at-risk teams

Officials at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention say 1 in 13 doctor visits last week were for symptoms of the flu. That's as high as it got ... A: Those who have been vaccinated lessen their risk of contracting influenza B and influenza A(H1N1) the most, according to the CDC. The most common ...

Abilene-Taylor County Health District holds flu clinic

That's why the Abilene-Taylor County Public Health District set up a flu clinic Saturday morning. They did this to help reduce the number of flu cases this season. Brandie Walsh, the vaccine coordinator, said most insurances cover the flu shot. Saturday, they were targeting younger individuals, ages 18 ...

MHC pilot program seeks public support

Cats older than 12 weeks are required to receive a rabies vaccination, and MHC will attempt to find adoptive homes for kittens, according to its website. The coalition plans to make the program available to residents March 1. To get the project running, MHC is seeking help from volunteers and donors.

The new shingles vaccine: hype or good value for your money?

Health departments around the country are understandably hesitant to pay for the vaccine because it's expensive and would add millions to our annual ... that rate may increase with age, can we say this is really a major public health problem deserving of millions of dollars of public money being spent?

HPV Immunization: Applying Fact versus Fiction

Education Lab | Recent recommendations from the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention suggest timing and dosage changes for the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine. Disease prevention remains the most important measure of ...

Vaccinating boys would cost the NHS an estimated 22 million every year

Peter Baker, director of HPV Action – a campaign group supported by 40 leading health organisations including the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists and the Royal Society of Public Health – said: 'The decision to vaccinate gay men opens up new inequalities, and for those men, it is ...

Cuts, fee hikes could be coming for animal services in Rockford

Registration fees, rabies vaccination tags and fines account for $1.7 million of the department's $2.6 million budget. Rockford and 10 other cities and villages each are charged annual fees that cover the remainder of the budget, and last year that totaled $800,000. The annual fees charged to Rockford ...

Lassa fever: Two arrested for illegal immunisation

He said that the two suspects were alleged to be immunizing the children against hepatitis B at a fee of N1000 per person, adding that the duo will be investigated properly and if found culpable will be prosecuted by the government. Dr. Ahukanna revealed that individuals were not authorized to engage ...

Why are people outside high-risk groups dying from the flu?

So far in the 2017-2018 season, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has recorded 63 pediatric deaths. This compares to 110 ... A: Those who have been vaccinated lessen their risk of contracting influenza B and influenza A (H1N1) the most, according to the CDC. The most common ...

Abia arrests two for illegal immunisation

Two persons suspected to be involved in illegal immunisation of schoolchildren in Owerrinta, Isiala Ngwa South Local Government Area of Abia State have been apprehended by officials of the state Ministry of Health. The Commissioner for Health in the state, Dr. John Ahukanna, who disclosed this to ...

2 babies die in Mandya after vaccination; 7 recovering

Pentavalent vaccine provides protection to a new born baby from five life-threatening diseases such as diphtheria, pertussis (whopping cough), tetanus, hepatitis B and influenza B. The vaccine, which contains five different vaccines in single vial is part of the Universal Immunisation Programme.

Zamboanga reports 1300% increase in measles last month

Also in Mindanao, in Health Region 11 (DoH 11), which includes Davao City, 317 suspected cases of measles, including 14 deaths were recorded from January 1, 2017 to January 19, 2018. The Manila Times reports that the Dengvaxia controversy has affected immunization acceptance among parents.

HPV Vaccine Reduces Number of Screenings for Cervical Cancer to Three : Study

A new study done in UK found that women who received the HPV vaccine may now only need three cervical screens in their lifetime. In the journal published in International Journal of Cancer, the authors used a statistical model to show that women who were vaccinated under the current National ...

Packer dance team clinches 16th straight trip to state

Less than six months after the official end of the Minnesota measles outbreak, a group notorious for spreading childhood vaccine misinformation is holding a secretive ... Read more | Add your comment. Latest Opinion. The Wide Angle: Wednesday morning pep talks by Bon Jovi · Full Circle: The Rulers ...

Child assault suspect arrested at hotel

TRENDING NOW: FDA opens investigation after report exposes euthanasia drug in dog food · Fully vaccinated grad student confirmed as measles case · Police: Woman shoots man in car during argument in Churchill · VIDEO: Study Says Asparagus May Cause Cancer To Spread ...

Important Vaccinations if You are Living in Indonesia

Jakarta, GIVnews.com – One of the best methods for preventing infectious diseases, vaccination can provide adequate protection for our health. It does so by preparing and boosting our immune system in defending against microorganisms that could potentially cause diseases. Therefore, vaccination is ...

Anti-polio drive in Lakki Marwat begins tomorrow

LAKKI MARWAT: The district health department has formed over 700 teams for the upcoming anti-polio drive commencing from tomorrow, said an official on Saturday. Talking to reporters, district health officer Dr Taus Khan said that the teams would ensure immunisation of targeted population against ...

Immunity fear as jab rate falls

Karina Butler, a consultant paediatrician and infectious disease specialist at Crumlin children's hospital, Dublin, who chairs the National Immunisation Advisory Committee, said: “There is no doubt but that there has been a shaking of public confidence in vaccines, particular in the teenage age group, ...

Uncas Health District conducts flu clinic in Norwich

Chane Kulic, 10, of Norwich reacts to getting her flu shot as she squeezes the hand of her father, Tom, on Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018, at Otis Library. The Connecticut Department of Public Health teamed up with local health departments to provide free or low-cost influenza vaccines at several locations ...

US flu season nonetheless getting worse; now as dangerous as 2009 swine flu

One possibility is that the vaccine is doing an unusually poor job; U.S. data on effectiveness is expected next week. Some doctors say this is the worst flu season they've ... Albertson said she got a flu shot, Jossi did not. Last week, 43 states had high patient traffic for the flu, up from 42, the CDC reported.

Whew! Springfield may be past the worst of nasty flu season

The skyrocketing number and severity of illnesses this year appear to be related to the reduced effectiveness of the flu vaccine, according to Springfield infectious-disease specialist Dr. Steven O'Marro. The Springfield Clinic doctor, who is Memorial's medical director for infection prevention, said this ...

Telangana among toppers in healthcare

Under five Mortality Rate (U5MR), Telangana would also require providing nutritional status of children, health knowledge of mothers, level of immunization and oral rehydration therapy, access to maternal and child health services, income of the family, and availability of safe drinking water and basic ...

Mumps on the rise, Northwestern Well being Unit warns

The Northwestern Health Unit is urging families to get their immunizations up to date, due to multiple reports of mumps in their region — which extends from Upsala, Ont., to the Manitoba border. The unit typically hears of one or two mumps cases each year, but this year, that number is more than 20 so ...

Teacher on life support as worst flu outbreak in years engulfs US

"I wish there was better news this week, but almost everything we're looking at is bad news," Dr. Anne Schuchat, acting director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, said during a news conference Friday. Schuchat said the nation is now in the eleventh week of the 2017-2018 flu season, ...